According to the U.S. Census Bureau the state with the lowest median income, and the highest percentage of people living below the poverty line, is Mississippi. Of the top 20 poorest states in the country, 19 voted to elect Donald Trump, 18 are represented by at least one republican in the senate, and 17 have … Continue reading Why do the welfare states vote red?
One of my favorite quotes of all time comes from a speech given by a Nigerian Scholar and Author by the name of Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche. She said: “We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, you can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be … Continue reading Anything Boys Can Do, I Can Do While Cursing 😉
Recently, I had a conversation with a friend of mine - for the purposes of this article, let's call him Ken. Ken mentioned to me that, while he sympathizes with those scared minorities and angry liberals who point their fingers hoping to find someone to blame for the current state of our national discourse, he … Continue reading Straight, White, and Male: The White Privilege Analogy